International 2015 through 2015 Nov 22
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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 11.22.2015

Posted November 22, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2015 to date is still +4% above last year and now +1% above the average for this point the past four years ($8.615 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed $23.1 billion worldwide when we add overseas box office (that’s still +6% […]

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Holiday Box Office Volume: through December 30

Posted December 31, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

The 2014 holiday box office is now somewhat better than average but behind last year’s pace. The top 10 films on Tuesday December 30, 2014 totaled $38.1 million, a touch below the average $39.0 million for the days since 2002 when this date landed on a weekday.  The last time December 30 fell on a […]

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WEEKLY BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE September 17-23

Posted September 24, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

The Past Week: Total Box Office Volume All films in wide release playing between September 17 and September 23 grossed a weak $107 million, down 12% from the four-year average for the week and down a big 24% from the same week last year.  We have to go back to the same week in 2007 […]

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International 2018 through 2018 Apr 01
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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 4.1.2018

Posted April 1, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2018 film slates by studio. The studio totals also include 2018 dollars for films released in late 2017. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2018 to date is now -3% below last year and now +10% above the average for this point the past four […]

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FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE September 12-18

Posted September 20, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> The past week (seven days ending Sunday) is up 2% versus last year’s comparable week.  Year-to-date box office is now down 3.8% versus last year, the smallest year-to-year margin we’ve seen so far this year.  The Lion King in 3D is headed for about $118 million in additional domestic box office for Disney, while Contagion has been upgraded […]

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International 2014 through 2014 Mar 2
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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard

Posted March 2, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Year to date, Sony and Universal (on the basis of sheer volume of films) is slightly ahead of Warner Brothers (the studio with the year’s only big hit so far), although three studios are very close to each other. Scroll down for domestic and overseas grosses for each film individually so far […]

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Box Office Year to Date: Still Pretty Lame

Posted March 26, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

2013 remains solidly on the same pace as the other second-tier years recently.   Through 11 weeks, 2013 totals $1.692 billion for wide-release films in North America (those playing at more than 400 screens).  2008 was $1.664 billion at this point, while 2011 was $1.634 billion. The top-shelf years were already at or near $2 […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard: 8.17.2014

Posted August 17, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  No change in the studio rankings this week with no studio increasing more than $100 million over the past 7 days worldwide.  Fox’s modest gain this week comes mostly from the domestic potential for Let’s Be Cops and continued overseas grosses for How to Train Your Dragon 2.  Disney’s weekly gain is mostly a function of […]

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